Safe, independent and fulfilling lives
Social care is practical, professional support for people who need extra support with everyday life. This might be help with cooking, shopping, personal care or support with managing money or getting a job.
Many people with a learning disability and their family members receive social care support which is funded by the government. This ranges from a few hours of support a week for some people to round-the-clock care for others.
The links below will take you through to information so you can find out more about different parts of the social care system: